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the payroll tax cut will cut into consumer discretionary spending down the line. apples ipads and iphones sold a lot but the profit margin was slim. is this a company story where the company is in trouble after the great steve jobs has passed snarp. >> it feels that way, larry. we've got this darling-to-dog story we've seen so often notice tech space. we have a gadget company in the tech space that's struggling with margins on its gadgets and a lot of the worst fears that they would face other gadgets from other kinds of companies seem to be coming to pass, but the service tech companies like google and netflix, they're all of a sudden out there increasing share. >> knock the cover off the ball. >> knock the cover on. and as long as you have a razor blade story and not a razor story, i think that's the difference peer. >> dave goldman, am i wrong? sometimes ji am very wrong. does this forecast a stronger american economy, even a moderately stronger economy? >> absolutely not. i was a raging bull in 2012. i'm neutral on it. the s&p is trading tick for tick with liquidity measures, such as infla
. >> closer to home, unanimous lis lawmakers are talking. mikemel miller is proposing increasing the gas tax. thegovernor proposed it early on but left it out of the budget. miller says his proposal could raise about (30)000-0000 a year. the money is three hundred million dollars a year. >> new at 11:00, it's another crack in the glass ceiling, women will soon be allowed to serve in the front lines of the military. pinetta has been taking steps toward making this happen. last year, women were allowed in positions close ore the front line just not in them. now each branch has until next spring to move them closer. >> if they meet the standard, we just gained another soldier for our front line and that's good. >> some f these positions could open up as early as this year. more elite jobs like knave vie sales -- navy seals could take longer. we want to know how you feel about this, join in at abc2news.com /facebook. >> hillary clinton faced republican critics today answering questions about the terrorist attack in ben gasoline sooe. she told the panel that she took deaths personally insisti
the gasoline tax. mcdonnell says the gas tax is introducing enough revenue to introduce new roads. >> the gas tax is on a long decline. you're going to have a problem in five, 10, 15 years. >> i think it is a great died idea. >> if he gets his way virginia will be the first state to have no gas tax. he wants to an a fee on alternative vehicles. he says that will generate $600 million more than the current gas tax. >> i don't mind it is low compared to the rest of the nation. i would be ok with that. >> the governor is going around the state to push his transportation bill now because next week it will likely come up for debate in a possible vote in the legislature in richmond. >> ok, metro unveiled their long-term infrastructure plan. it is not cheap. it will cost about $1 billion a year to maintain the system after current repairs are done. they are also proposing a half million dollars annual for train, cars, and other improvements. the plan, look at 2014 and beyond has to be approved by the board. >> a deal to cut down on philly bitting is one s
to help make the pitch to raise $3.1 billion over the next five years, but the corner torn has a tax cut and tack hike. the governor would scrap the gas tax and hike the state sales stacks, 5 cents to 5.8 cents, but mcdonald's plan has competition, including proposals from some gop lawmakers from northern virginia, and senate democrats, angry about a surprise redistricting bid by the gop counterpart have threatened to block the governor's plan. >> unlike the bills, we have the support of the community and the business leaders. that's why i think we have a shot of passing. >> reporter: fairfax county chamber of commerce has put its support behind the governor. >> there's a crisis in funding for transportation initiatives in northern virginia and across the state. >> reporter: the case was strengthened by showing 2:1 support among virginians in a recent survie, 63 percent favored the are the support it. we also found a majority of drivers like the idea of trading the gas tax for a slightly higher sales tax. >> we're already paying enough in general for gas as it is. there's got to be a bet
mickleson says he should have kept his opinion on taxes to imself. he set off a firestorm recently when he said he may have to move out of california because his recent hike in federal and state taxes on the wealthy. mickleson said at the time his tax rate was well over 60%. but according to the tax federation and california's tax experts, it's closer to a 1%. still really, really high. california recently became the state with the highest top marginal tax rate. >> that 51% hurts. >> that's exactly why so many professional golfers from all over the word live in florida. that's exactly why. >> or they're going some place else. >>> you're not going anywhere. you're coming back in 30 minutes. what do you have for us? >> i'm watching your money at the grocery store to make sure you are getting what you think you're paying for. >> sound goods to me. thanks, jess. >>> it was nearly a decade from the time chandra levy disappeared till prosecutors got a conviction in the case. >> this morning there are serious new questions about the trial. we have that story coming up. >> and are you tired of hea
tax comments. >> i have made some dumb, dumb mistakes and obviously talking about this stuff is one of them. my apology is for talking about it publicly. i shouldn't take advantage of the forum that i have as a professional golfer to try to ignite change. >> mickelson hinted earlier this week he may leave california or the united states because of how much he's paying in taxes. california has a new tax rate of 13.3 percent. that is your 5@5:00. >> tiger woods moved out of california fort same reason. >> four months after the terrorist atrack hillary clinton finally testifying about what she knew. there was no shortage in fireworks yesterday in what was a heated and emotional day on capitol hill. >> i am glad you are accepting responsibility. i think ultimately with your leaving you you accept culpability of the worst tragedy since 9-11. had i been president at the time and found you did not read the cables from benghazi or bam ambassador stevens i would have relieved you have your post. >> peter doocy is live from washington with more. >> peter do we have you there? >> yeah, i am he
the gas tax and replace it with a sales tax increase. generating more than $3 billion. >> the revenues are going to continue to decline. might as well be bold and innovative. replace it so we don't have to come back and talk about raising the gas tax or indexing it. let's replace it with something we know grows. the gas tax does not. >> the governor says the five year proposal would provide additional funding for rail and transportation projects. >> the governor's race is in a debt heat. a survey finds democrat terry and ken neck and neck. 31% to 30. with a third of voters still undecided. >> the state of maryland rested its case against john leopold. tomorrow it will be the defense's turn on the stand today. a man who claims he got paid overtime just to keep an eye on his lover. paul joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: that's right. sergeant timothy told the court today in 2010 he and another officer were ordered to take john leopold to the park. on the orders, they were told to keep his lover on way from him. no contact with this person. and that was their order of the day. s
for transportation projects across the commonwealth. he'd do that by eliminating virginia's gas tax tax and raising its sales tax. >>> an anti-abortion protester who's been banned from d.c. after climbing a tree during the inauguration is now getting some support. reeves grogin clie n climbed th during president obama's inauguration ceremony. he stayed up there for five hours. several civil liberties groups say banning him from the district while the case is pending violates free speech. he's been arrested several times in the district for disorderly and unlawful conduct. >>> this morning we're hearing of the calls for help of a man trapped 20 stories in the air. he was working on this cell tower in gaithersburg yesterday when he got so cold he couldn't move. he even had trouble reaching his cell phone. after several hours he was able to call 911 for help. >> you're stuck on a tower? >> yeah. my hands are like completely frozen. i can't like grip -- i can't get down. my co-worker, he can't -- he's telling me to meet him halfway. >> how high up are you? >> i think it's like 200 feet or 150. >> okay.
with lawmakers about the handling the benghazi tax. >> a little bit later, dave ross joins me. we are talking manti te'o and another catfishing scam involving the redskins.  we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off of the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers and sons and daughters. >> political dram on acapitol hill as secretary of state hillary clinton defended her role in the aftermath of the attacks of the u.s. consulate in libya. she also heard from angry republicans who say they have even more questions about the tax. >> reporter: commit's likely re
for friday &n- then, 0v0ta$x even@received.náttp:01wo 4l meet ;fñ girlfrhoch >>qj3 worried it'si rue fort she never even á;1/k[ high tell how to avoid >>> team from the university of michigan back in the early '90s. >> dan hellie is here with our own version at the high school level. >> it's cool to see where these guys are now compared to back in the day. it was a reunion recently. five alums, all back in town visiting -- they were sprinkled throughout the gym. quinn cook and victor oledifo have known each other since elementary school. he's the starting guard for duke. and a star at indiana, a team also ranked number one in the nation. james robinson is starting at pitt as a freshman. then there are the grant brothers, jeremy is a freshman developing quickly for third-ranked syracuse. big brother jerrion is notre dame's second leading scorer, also raechked in the top 25. you throw in josh sellby, already playing in the nba, and this team from '09 is the best collection of high school basketball talent the d.c. area has seen this years. >> we talked about while we were real, a surreal
problems. >> governor martin o'malley says no new taxes but another maryland lawmaker is saying something quite different. >> wusa9 returns in two minutes. >>> welcome back. 4:40. almost 4:41 on this snowy thursday morning. just got a report from lusby, maryland, 3 inches of the very fluffy white stuff. about the same in point lookout. so southern maryland seems to be the winner right now. down south is where we're having school closings already coming in. this will pull out the next few hours. it will turn partly sunny, breezy today with a stray flurry or too. high temps upper 20s to 30 degrees. more snow possibly by tomorrow afternoon, evening. full forecast in the next five. right now monika with timesaver traffic. >>> a dusting of snow. u.s. park police tell me -- i was just on the phone with them -- that along beach drive, beach drive itself is open but there's no access to the side roads between the zoo tunnel and the merge with rock creek parkway. rock creek parkway is open as well. keep that in mind for your travel plans. maybe use connecticut avenue instead. i'll be back in a few
the high speed computer trades. >> is there any downside to a tax? >> yeah, if you're a hedge fund manager or one of the high-speed traders, you're going to have to pay some tax and it's going to discourage you from making bets that distort the market. for the rest of us, i don't see a downside, ed. >> how would we make a determination? because you know they would come back and say oh, this is really going to hurt the economy. how would this hurt the economy? >> i don't see how discouraging speculation, which is almost all done with borrowed money. they effectively borrow money at a rate of 30 to 1. you put 3% down and borrow the rest of the money. i don't see how this hurts the economy. and if we reduce this volatility and reduce market distortion, we can get back to having a market focused on investments that create production in the future and wealth in the future, not creaming the market today through speculation. >> quickly, you think this is something congress could embrace? >> not probably in this congress in the house, but i think this is an idea. it's been around for 80 ye
of the certainty that comes from putting a presidential election and a tax fight behind us. plus, the warring political parties seem to have -- it does seem like a truce at hand deferring a ridiculous and harmful government shutdown. throwing a huge turn in china that converts believers every day along with stabilization of europe and multinational companies have at last powered higher. all that good news in the jobs it creates are causing a radical revision in what we're willing to pay for future earnings. that's right, the price to earnings multiple, the ratio of how much we'll pay for the profits companies are going to have down the road is headed north and therefore so are the stock prices. we're willing to pay up because of the prospect that things are, indeed better. let me show you what i mean. let's take the transports. they've been scorching, scorching despite the index being home, beating down trucking companies, worldwide freight plays, and the railroads -- which were just annihilated by an historic decline in the most important cargo, coal. what's happening now if the economy's ge
from gps systems and price zones to drive in a certain area. paying for something you are already taxed for doesn't sit well with everyone. >> we pay an amount of taxes every year and people are clearly bothered by some of these scenarios. they prefer this over scenario over using gps to manage how far you drive. >> the hov lanes and other tolls have helped people get used to the idea of paying to drive. >>> drivers in hyattsville may be moving slower. they are considering installing speed cameras next month. drivers caught going 12 miles per hour over the speed limit would be fined and during the 30 day grace period, drivers will only receive warnings. after that, they will be hit with a $40 fine. >>> weather continues. we are waiting on the snow here. >> a couple places have reported small amounts. that was near the community of cherry grove. a few flurries starting to show up overnight, we'll see dusting to about an inch. i think that will be south. so mostly seeing the clouds around and i'll tell you what, that is helping. the clouds are going to keep us from getting as cold as
years if the real owner does nothing and you pay the property taxes. so far the bank has done nothing, but how long will that last? >> reporter: in order for this person to end up legally owning the property, he would have to have an enormous amount of good luck. >> pretty lucky right now. for now, he's enjoying the five bedrooms, six baths, gourmet kitchen, swimming pool, and the marina in the backyard. i'm not sure that the boat is included. >>> still ahead on wusa9, a look at voice activated texting, is it safe for drivers? the results of the virginia study. >>> now sitting in >>> killed by the former culpepper police officer. he traveled to new jersey to watch them go on trial for murder. he is accused of shooting and killing patricia cook in the parking lot last year. >>> the jury in the murder trial of the former police officer, heard from eight witnesses today. those witnesses either heard or saw that fatal shooting. >> pat was very loving and very creative. >> she was not a violent woman as she had a tendency of being intimidated by people in this authority. >> reporter: he wa
at this saying tax receipts could cover only the absolute essentials here so we have to cut into other things. i'm not -- i think it is a sequester that really does bring people out there and show their hand. >> bill: now the deal -- the bill that the house passed yesterday, the republican bill, am i understanding so it says we'll raise the debt ceiling through mid may but senate has to pass a budget, right and if they don't pass a budget, then we won't get paid as members of congress. >> right. >> bill: is that a real threat? i saw something somewhere where congress gets paid no matter what. >> here's a funny thing. obviously it is a gimmick. it is not as if people are really going to go unpaid for a long period of time. there is a constitutional concern. the 27th amendment says you can't pass a law that pays some members of congress more or less than others. the pay would go into escrow. essentially, we'll hold back. >> bill: i got it. >> you get paid at the back end. >> bill: so you put it in a cookie jar or something like that when the time is right -- >> when your time-out is over, you get
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with this data. this research is all funded by the national research of health, your tax dollars. thank you for your attention. i will turn over to our moderator. thank you. [applause] >> actually, i would like to, i'm going to ask a few questions, but i was hoping we could get a debate going here rather than with me trying to ask intelligent questions and just have the very smart people just talking amongst themselves to educate us. so one of the questions that we're wanting to talk about today was the idea of free will in terms of the criminal justice system. and i would like to ask each of you, is there a definition of free will in the context of your individual work? we'll start with you, doctor. >> i would punt that one right over to david who is the expert in free will, and then we actually spent all last night debating this. david can start. >> ok. >> do you consciously choose to do that? [laughter] >> i think that free will is a mainly unhelpful concept and i think that you have to ask the question from the legal system and from the science perspective as to what free will might mea
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not that high, we can only hope, don't want another tax. and applies to online shoppers as well. the key you want to hear, debit and prepaid cards are exempt from this. there are questions out there whether american express users will be able to avoid this. they have special language in their contract which means they may be exempt, shep. >> shepard: and these fees are illegal in some states. >> yeah, ten states, you're lucky in you live in california, colorado, connecticut, florida, kansas, maine, massachusetts, new york, oklahoma, and texas. i just want to tell people like the rooeason it's a big deal. look i'll pay cash, what's the big deal. >> shepard: if you have cash on you. >> if you have cash on you, a, and b, credit cards have protections for consumers. if you want to call up after you bought something and falls apart and you don't want to pay for it you call the credit card operator and have it expunged, you can't necessarily do that with cash and get your money back, big protections built in for people who use credit card. i'm not a fan for credit card debt, but a reason to use it
for gay people, 60%. on aid to the poor, 59%, on tax levels for millionaires and big corporation, 59%. women's issue, 55%. immigration, 55%. i mean, these are high numbers of people feeling the gop is out of touch on these issues. >> yeah, i mean, reverend al, the shocking thing is, as you just laid out, the support for democratic policies is even h h higher than support for democratic politicians. the president won a decisive victory, but the support for the issues and policies is going to push is even higher. so the republicans are delusional to be saying that the issue is just a matter of reaching out or modernizing technology and that their principles are sound. it's their principles and policies that were rejected by the voters and that continues. and you're right, too, to point to that symbolism of that awful chair. i mean, that was the worst moment of a terrible convention. >> in the chair of the gop's office. what could you be thinking about? >> right, a cranky old man lecturing our first african american president in prime time in tampa helped take the party down. but while
great. >> among the ideas, eliminating the state's 17.5 cent gas tax and replacing it with less than a penny on the dollar. >>> coming up, one d.c. council member will show you a new bill. >>> coming up, the program is helping the animals. >>> a scaving report claiming the scandaling of th at honda, we know some people are never happy with the way things are. and are always dreaming of how they could be. smarter, simpler, how-on-earth-does-it-do-that... er. and they make it that way. because things can always be better. we like those people. they think like us. introducing the best civic sedan yet. made possible by honda. >>> a group of human rights is known for the human rights violations all over the world. >> but new tonight, their most recent investigation claimed that metropolitan police mishandled dozens of sexual assault cases. surae chinn joins us to explain what is in this report, surae? >> reporter: derek and anita, this is a 22-month long investigation between 2008 and 2011. that resulted in this 196-page report and inside it alleges the metropolitan police mishandling 170
that was looming next month and sets the stage for a debate in the spring over taxes, spending and the deficit. some republicans refused to vote for the measure but senate leader harry reed says the senate will move quickly to approve that legislation. >>> our big story this morning, a ground breaking announcement from the pentagon allowing military women to fight on the front lines. the official announcement from defense secretary is expected today. the move overturns a two decade old rule banning women from being assigned to combat units. military services have until january 2016 to adjust to the ruling or submit a reason as to why certain positions should not be offered to women. >> today john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee, first steps to the state department. outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton who is making headlines this morning after an emotional testimony. joining us now with more on the secretary's appearances. defense and foreign policy rider. he has more than 30 years covering the middle east and all the hot spots. talking about wars assassinati
problem. and the president wants to increase taxes to continue the spending. >> these democrats are going to spend us right into bankruptcy. they're not serious about getting things under control and stopping the spending. >> the white house is so unserious about cutting spending. >> none of that is true. i mean, to the extent that true means attached to facts. here is spending under bush. here is spending under clinton. here is how spending has dropped under president obama. these guys were not mad about george w. bush's big spike in spending, buzz they have decided to get really mad at the guy who is fixing that, and that anger is weird enough on its own terms. it's weird enough that this republican analysis of this problem is so divorced from reality. but what today's news reminded us is it's not just the analysis that is weird, it's also the purpose of the analysis, what they are using this cockamamy backwards analysis to justify that is really deeply strange. for decades, raising the debt ceiling was something that congress has been willing to do. since the presidency of fdr, congres
. and there's the overarching question of taxes and spending and entitlements. where do you put the challenges this session faces in terms of history? is this 1981? is this 2009? how are you feeling about the weight of what you have to deal with? >> well, first let me say there is bipartisan agreement that your book on jefferson is absolutely fantastic. >> all right. >> that's among the leadership as well as the rank and file members of the united states senate. >> i appreciate that. >> people are reading it all over the place. from my standpoint, we're really looking at the greatest threat to our national security is our debt. it has to do with our children and our grandchildren's futures. as i travel wyoming and have telephone town hall meetings, the things that really come up, people are saying i'm not worried for me. i'm worried for my kids and grandk grandkids, and are we still going to have america in the future with this kind of debt? who will we owe our future to? >> senator barrasso, i want to ask you about your piece in this morning's "wall street journal." i can reduce it down for e
of no income tax and the morgans and mellons and carnegie and rockefellers. we created more wealth for everyone. so we can do this recognizing that the energy market is a $6 trillion market compared to one with what, four billion users going up to nine billion over the course of the next 20, 30 years. this is a place for us to recognize what other countries are doing and what our states that are growing are doing, which is there is an extraordinary amount of opportunity in modernizing america's energy grid. we don't even have a grid in america. we have a big open gap in the circle of america. east coast grid, west coast grid and texas grid and a line from chicago over to the dakotas. we can't sell energy from minnesota to arizona or arizona to massachusetts or to the coal states. it doesn't make sense and can't be a modern country if we don't fix that infrastructure. i would respectfully say to you that climate change is not something to be feared in response to -- the steps to respond to -- it's to be feared if we don't. 3,500 communities in our nation last year broke records for heat. we had
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